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XCL Management operates in specific sectors
With a wealth of experience in the recruitment market and the knowledge of our dedicated consultants we are confident in providing you with the best solution both as a client company and an individual candidate.

We like to build strong client relationships so we can fully understand your recruitment needs. We pride ourselves in finding the best candidates to enhance your business.

We take time to fully understand what you are looking for so that we can match your vacancy with the ideal candidate. We take time to fully understand what you as a candidate are looking for in a new career so that we match you to the perfect position.

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David set up Primetime Recruitment in 1992.The business gained recognition as one of the fastest growing companies in the UK with 3 consecutive listings in the Fastrack 100, 2nd fastest growing private company 2 years running in PwC survey as well as a number of other awards. Primetime grew from 6 profit centres to 130 with sales to January 2007 of £113m with a profit of just under £3m, in June 2007 when it was sold it was on target for £130m turnover and profit of £5m.

Prior to this David was a Main Board Director of the Hestair Group with responsibility for the Recruitment division, other divisions within the group were Engineering, Toys, Education supplies and Nursing Homes . This recruitment business was initially based in the UK trading under the names of HMS, Atlas and Rand, through the successful growth of this side it enabled the expansion into the USA where we ended up with over 120 branches.

He has a strong reputation in the recruitment sector with particular strengths in developing and growing businesses and teams of people resulting in outstanding returns for shareholders and investors.

Ewan came into the recruitment business through Primetime Recruitment when he was just 18 years of age. He set up a trainee scheme in the industrial market and worked at various branches throughout the country in different roles but with a particular focus on sales. From starting as a trainee Ewan moved through the ranks to become Consultant and then Senior Consultant. He eventually became a successful Branch Manager running one of the top Industrial branches in the business with a yearly profit of 200k.

Having a keen interest in the outdoors he also worked and runs an outward bounds pursuits business in the U.K and Nepal.

XCL Management was established in July 2013, headed up by one of the strongest recruitment leaders in the U.K. David Gallagher. The strong start that XCL as had is very exciting as they move the business forward with locations in Yorkshire, North West, and most recently the South West.

XCL Benefits
20+ years experience
Broad Sector Knowledge
Well Sourced
Full Support Network
Teamed Resources